Director: Robert Smith, Ph.D.
The interdisciplinary minor in urban affairs introduces students to urban issues from multiple viewpoints.
Urban Affairs Minor
The minor consists of six courses (18 credit hours). Students must take at least one course from each of the following four areas listed below in addition to choosing two elective courses.
|Economics Courses - Choose one of the following:||3|
|Urban and Regional Economics|
|History Courses - Choose one of the following:||3|
|Internship in History|
|American Urban History|
|Topics in History|
|Readings in History|
|Undergraduate Seminar in History|
|Political Science Courses - Choose one of the following:||3|
|Urban Public Policy|
|State and Local Politics|
|Business and Politics|
|Social and Cultural Sciences - Choose one of the following:||3|
|Social Welfare Policy and Services|
|Electives - Choose two courses from the following:||6|
|Urban Planning for Civil Engineers|
|Police and Society|
|Topics in Criminology and Law|
|Environmental and Natural Resource Economics|
|Introduction to Commercial Real Estate|
|Social Problems in Urban Society|
|Race and Ethnic Relations|
|Total Credit Hours:||18|
- An interdisciplinary urban affairs major can be created for individual students in consultation with the program coordinator. A proposal for an interdisciplinary urban affairs major must be approved by the college’s associate dean for academic affairs.